Ian James Coghlan

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Ian James Coghlan (Jampa Ignyen) is currently an adjunct research fellow at the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies (SOPHIS), Monash University, Melbourne, and a translator for the Institute of Tibetan Classics. He holds a Ph.D. in Asian Studies from La Trobe University, focussing on Buddhist metaphysics, ethics, and hermeneutics.

He trained as a monk at Jé College, Sera Monastic University, completing his studies in 1995.

He has translated and edited a number of works from Tibetan including:

  • Ornament of Abhidharma: A Commentary on Vasubandhu's Abhidharmakosa (Wisdom: 2019)
  • Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics, Volume 1: The Physical World (Wisdom: 2017)
  • Hundreds of Deities of Tusita (Awakening Vajra Publications: 2013)
  • An Offering Cloud of Nectar (Awakening Vajra Publications: 2012)
  • Stairway to the State of Union (Awakening Vajra Publications:2012)
  • Principles of Buddhist Tantra (Wisdom: 2011)

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